Cricket World Cup 2019 IND vs AFG Match 28 : India won by 11 runs

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Sports Desk – The 28 match of the ICC World Cup 2019 was played between India and Afghanistan at The Rose Bowl, Southampton. This match India won by 11 runs. This match India won by 11 runs. In this match India won the toss and opt to bat. India have set a modest 224-run victory target for Afghanistan at Leeds. Earlier, electing to bat first, India made 223 for the loss of 8 wickets in the stipulated 50 overs. Captain Virat Kohli (67) and Kedar Jadhav (52) hit half-century.

In reply, Afghanistan were kept in the chase by Mohammad Nabi and few contributions by others but failed to get past a spirited bowling performance by Indian bowlers. This match Mohammed Shami replaced Bhuvneshwar Kumar in India’s team. Mohammed Shami named the first hat-trick of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. While India are unbeaten after 4 matches, Afghanistan are yet to gather a single point.

Playing XI
Team India Lokesh Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah

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Bench : Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja

Afghanistan : Hazratullah Zazai, Gulbadin Naib (c), Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Aftab Alam, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Bench : Samiullah Shinwari, Hamid Hassan, Noor Ali Zadran, Dawlat Zadran